2017 DutchCrafters Scholarship Winners

DutchCrafters Announces 2017 Scholarship Winners

(Sarasota, Fla. – July 24, 2017) – DutchCrafters Amish Furniture announced Brianna Kinsey, Rebecca Price, and Amalia Weber as the winners of its 2017 Heritage Scholarship. The three incoming freshmen received $500 each to help them continue their education. Selection criteria included grade point average, a statement of financial need, and a 750-word essay on how their heritage has shaped them and their aspirations. Brianna Kinsey, Shirley, Ind., plans to…

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DutchCrafters Named Retailer of the Year

(Sarasota, Fla. – June 26, 2017) – DutchCrafters, the largest Internet retailer of Amish furniture at www.DutchCrafters.com, with a retail store in Sarasota, Fla., was named 2017 Retail Business of the Year by the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce. DutchCrafters is the flagship ecommerce site of Sarasota-based niche retailer JMX Brands. After 12 years selling Amish-made furniture online, JMX Brands opened its first DutchCrafters retail store in December 2015 at…

JMX Brands gifts to Big Brothers Big Sisters

JMX Brands Donates Holiday Gifts to Big Brothers Big Sisters

After a year of collecting donations, dollar by dollar, JMX Brands, a Sarasota-based specialty online retailer, has donated $677 in Christmas gifts to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast. During each company staff meeting, JMX Brands employees honor co-workers who work above and beyond expectations by donating a dollar and a compliment to the “kudos” box. The money collected is matched by the company’s owners and contributed to…

DutchCrafters Participates in American Made Matters Day

(Sarasota, Fla. – November 17, 2016) – DutchCrafters, the largest Internet retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com, is participating in the America Made Matters Day on November 19, 2016 with a sitewide sale of its American- and Amish-made furniture. Sponsored by the American Made Matters organization, the day is planned to celebrate products that are made in the United States. About 30 companies, selling products from apparel to home goods,…

DutchCrafters Spotlighted by Microsoft for its Use of Machine Learning Technology

DutchCrafters, the largest Internet retailer of Amish furniture at www.DutchCrafters.com, has been featured by Microsoft for its use of smart product recommendations. The Microsoft case study, available at https://customers.microsoft.com/en-US/story/dutch-crafters-retail-microsoft-cognitive-services, states that “DutchCrafters has succeeded in joining old and new.” The furniture retailer bridges the gap between the low-tech, handmade world of Amish furniture and the newest in ecommerce technology. One of those newest technologies is the Recommendations API from Microsoft…

JMX Brands Makes 2016 Gulf Coast 500

JMX Brands, the largest Internet retailer of Amish furniture at www.DutchCrafters.com, has made the Gulf Coast 500 for the seventh year. JMX Brands moved to position 391 from 435 last year. The Gulf Coast 500, identified by the Business Observer magazine, ranks the largest 500 companies by revenue from nine Gulf Coast counties from Polk to Collier. JMX Brands continues to be recognized for its unique business model and fast…

JMX Brands Makes Inc. 5000 for Fourth Time

JMX Brands jumped from position #1983 to #1187 on Inc. Magazine’s 2016 list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States. This is the fourth time that JMX Brands, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com, has made the list. The Inc. 5000 list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses. JMX Brands had a…

JMX Brands Makes Florida Growth “Watch” List

JMX Brands is among 50 statewide companies expected to see significant growth over the next several years. JMX Brands was selected from more than 500 nominees for Florida Companies to Watch, a statewide program managed by economic development group GrowFL, in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation. JMX Brands, the largest Web retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com, increased sales from $6 million in 2014 to $7.9 million in 2015.…

2016 Scholarship Winners

DutchCrafters Announces 2016 Scholarship Winners

DutchCrafters Amish Furniture, the largest seller of Amish furniture online at www.DutchCrafters.com, announced that Michael B., Alice Long and Hunter Stafford are the 2016 winners of its Heritage Scholarship. The three high school graduates received $500 each to continue their education at the college of their choice. Award selection criteria included grade point average, a statement of financial need, and an outstanding 750-word essay on the important role that their…

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JMX Brands Makes Internet Retailer’s 2016 Second 500

(Sarasota, Fla., June 20, 2016) — For the fifth year in a row, JMX Brands was named to Internet Retailer Magazine’s Second 500, which ranks North America’s fast-growing mid-tier Web merchants. JMX Brands jumped from 903 to 870 on the list, with $7.9 million in revenues for 2015. JMX Brands also ranked 81 in the best performers score and was the 45th fastest growing e-retailer. JMX Brands, one of the largest…